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  • Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment

    Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment
    Courant crime reporter Gerald J. Demeusy probably didn't realize at the time that he would chronicle a historic moment in Connecticut on the night of May 17, 1960. The veteran journalist watched 2,000 volts of electricity surge through the body of...
  • 1977 Mass Murder In Prospect Claimed Woman, 8 Children

    1977 Mass Murder In Prospect Claimed Woman, 8 Children
    Until the Newtown shootings in December 2012, the 1977 slaying of a mother, her seven children and a young family friend was the largest mass murder in Connecticut history. In the wee hours of July 22, 1977, at about 4:15 a.m., neighbors smelled smoke...
  • Former Webster Bank President Lands Post With Rival

    Former Webster Bank President Lands Post With Rival
    Gerald P. Plush has landed a high-level post at Santander Bank in Boston, six months after abruptly resigning as president and chief operating officer of the Waterbury-based parent of Webster Bank. Plush will be chief financial officer for the U.S....
  • Care 4 Kids Helps Struggling Families With Summer Camp Expenses

    Care 4 Kids Helps Struggling Families With Summer Camp Expenses
    Overnight camp, park and recreation, sports programs. None of these summertime activities come cheap. "I'm a single parent with two kids," says Erin Sheak of Waterbury, who wanted to send her children, ages 4 and 7, to camp but didn't know how she could...
  • Freedom Of Information Always Under Attack

    That Connecticut's widely heralded Freedom of Information Act is under assault is troubling, but not new. Since the Newtown tragedy in December 2012, we've seen relentless efforts to cut back on public access to police reports and investigatory...
  • Wild Style At CT Barber Expo In Wallingford

    Wild Style At CT Barber Expo In Wallingford
    WALLINGFORD — From mohawks to tightly-woven braids and curled mustaches to long goatees, the Fourth Annual Connecticut Barber Expo on Sunday was a place for people with wildly different styles who have one thing in common: they care about men's...
  • READER SUBMITTED: VNA HealthCare Dress Down Days Benefit Local Charity

    VNA HealthCare's Central Office staff in Southington found a great way to get through the long cold winter and, at the same time, raise money for a good cause. Office staff (but not visiting staff) were able to buy passes for $2. each to wear casual...
  • John Rowland, Again?

    John Rowland rejuvenated downtown Waterbury when he was governor. Unfortunately, he could not rejuvenate himself after serving 10 months in prison for corruption. He has been named in another corruption case as a co-conspirator in a 2012 election...
  • Connecticut Barber Expo Keeps On Growing

    Trimming hair with fire is common in Turkey, but seems to turn heads here in the United States, says Askin Cevahir, a veteran barber from Turkey who now works in West Haven. Cevahir demonstrated the cut recently while preparing for the annual Connecticut...
  • Smoky Tire Warehouse Fire Out After Burning All Day In Torrington

    Smoky Tire Warehouse Fire Out After Burning All Day In Torrington
    TORRINGTON — Investigators Friday were at the scene of a fire that burned close to 12 hours, destroying a tire warehouse and sending thick black smoke billowing over the city. The fire forced the evacuation of neighborhood homes and, at its peak,...
  • Danbury Prison Employee Charged In Bribery Scheme

    NEW HAVEN — A woman who works as a case manager at the federal prison in Danbury is facing charges for her alleged involvement in a scheme to solicit cash bribes from inmates in exchange for a recommendation that they be released early, according to...
  • Wrongly Convicted Man Puts Price On 21 Years Of Prison Anguish

    Wrongly Convicted Man Puts Price On 21 Years Of Prison Anguish
    In the 21 years that he spent locked up for a murder he didn't commit, Kenneth Ireland defended himself against knife attacks, lost part of his finger, watched as an inmate was set on fire and sat alone in his cell the day his father was laid to rest....